Monday, April 11, 2011
Information on sizing Tivoli Data Warehouse
I often get questions about sizing and managing the database files that make up the Tivoli Data Warehouse (TDW). There are quite a few variables to take into account, such as number of managed systems, data capture frequency, typical number of rows of data per sample, and options on summarization and pruning.
In the Tivoli Open Process Automation Library (OPAL) you can find a useful spreadsheet for projecting by searching for "warehouse load projections" or the navigation code "1TW10TM1Y" at http://www.ibm.com/software/tivoli/opal.
Also, here's a link in the ITM doc about the spreadsheet: